Streak Gymnasts Win Section 2 - Send Nine To States!
LATHAM – This never gets old. Continuing a record of dominance that would make the New York Yankees and Boston Celtics envious, The Saratoga Springs High School Gymnasts have once again captured the Section 2 tournament on Wednesday, February 10 at Shaker High School with a team total of 175.6. They will be sending nine members of their squad to the State Tournament, also to be held this year at Shaker, on Saturday, February 27 at 10 a.m.
For the third consecutive year, the all around title went to tenth-grader Julia Van Horne, and the Blue Streaks captured the top three spots overall. Congrats to Coaches Deb Smarro, Tiffany Hogben and these mighty, mighty team members who are State-bound!
- Julia Van Horne - 1st all around
- Courtney Kirshe - 2nd all around
- Kelsey Jackowitz - 3rd all around
- Carmen Cusick
- Kate Della Ratta
- Laura Eberlein
- Sophie Hrebenach
- Emily Fischer
- Abby Zabielski
Earlier, on Saturday, February 6, on their “home mat” at the Wilton YMCA, the Blue Streak Gymnasts served notice that they were going to be a forced to be reckoned with in the Sectionals and States, by taking the top three spots (and six in the top 9!) in an “all around” meet, where gymnasts compete for individual titles:
1- Julia VanHorne 36.700
2- Courtney Kische 35.450
3- Sophie Hrebenach35.000
6- Laura Eberlein 34.100
8- Kelsey Jackowitz33.900
9- Abby Zabielski 33.300